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Contact Info

1200 E Seventh Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
812-855-3143 (Fax)
Joel Silver - Director, Librarian
(812) 855-2452

Lilly Library Upcoming Events

September 26th 2016 to December 17th 2016

Lilly Library, Main Gallery, September 26th, 2016 (All day) to December 17th, 2016 (All day)

Final days to see this exhibition of unusual manuscripts and papers related to Indiana authors, curated by Christoph Irmscher, Provost Professor of English and Director of the Wells Scholars Program. Closes Dec. 17!

October 14th 2016 to December 15th 2016

Image of the cover of the poetry journal Noigandres 4
Lilly Library, October 14th, 2016 (All day) to December 15th, 2016 (All day)

Featuring aspects of the poetic production of five Brazilian poets who created a new type of avant-garde poetry in the 1950s, this exhibit is on display in the Lincoln Room of the Lilly Library through December 15, 2016.

October 25th 2016 to December 17th 2016

John Boorman behind the camera with child actors on the set of Hope and Glory
Lilly Library, October 25th, 2016 (All day) to December 17th, 2016 (All day)

With seventeen feature films to his credit, John Boorman has transcended historical eras, cultural boundaries, and genres over the course of a groundbreaking fifty-year career.